Since 1997, the Eye & Ear University Hospital is affiliated with the Université Saint-Joseph (USJ). The purpose of this affiliation is to educate and train residents that are seeking to pursue their specialization in Ophthalmology. Professor Alexandre Jalkh, president of the Eye & Ear University Hospital expressed his thoughts by emphasizing on the importance of properly instructing young medical doctors. He believes that they are the physicians of tomorrow and that the best treatment and care should be always guaranteed for all the generations to come.